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Windows 7: Need to delete Folders that has "0c9be5df1f496c" like names

02 Mar 2014   #1

windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
Need to delete Folders that has "0c9be5df1f496c" like names

hi there guyz and dev's... i need help on how to delete the folders that has name like..."0c9be5df1f496cc34f654e14a0" PERMANENTLY they have a 0 bytes memory... if i delete them it seems nothing happens its still there.... when i open the folder it will ask for administrator first.. i guess some of you encounter this... i provided an image: on image 1/below that's the folder looks like..on image 2/top that is on my drive D. the greyed ones are my file folders...
... i guess those folders are came from the recylce bin .. when you empty recycle bin then in will go to drives and make those folders automatically.. thats what i understand on it...

!!!they are not virus!!! maybe some will think of it, but its not...

hope someone can help me,,coz they are really crowding my drives both in C and D...

thanks in advance..

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02 Mar 2014   #2

W7 Pro SP1 64bit

Welcome to the Seven Forums.

Please see this post:
Unnecessary files creating in External HDD
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02 Mar 2014   #3
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

If you are using a hard drive (NOT a ssd) this is what I use and it helps.
I use it after removing a infection. Otherwise their is no reason to use it. Those files you are concerned about will just be wrote over when the space is needed.


Download CCleaner 4.11.4619 -

It has a option to Clean Free Space when you scroll all the way down.
I have found that it will wipe the $Recycle Bin also.
You must be careful what drive you pick and what you select.

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02 Mar 2014   #4

windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

@UsernameIssues: from the video do i need to download the 2008 C++ redis. pack?? to delete those folder...??

@Layback Bear: i try it the CCleaner ..i go to tools>drive wiper> and wipe the drive D using free space only and it still there..
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02 Mar 2014   #5

W7 Pro SP1 64bit

Sorry - the video just shows that some Microsoft installers make these folders.

You do not need to download/install 2008 C++.

In that post that I pointed you to was a link to a "Take Ownership" tutorial.
Here is the link again: Take Ownership Shortcut

1) Follow the steps in that tutorial to add "Take Ownership" to the context menu.

2) Right click on one (or more) of the folders.

3) Select "Take Ownership" from the context menu.

4) Delete the folder(s).

5) Repeat for each folder.
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